PLATFORM:

Windows

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 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
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  • Threat Type: Trojan

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

  OVERVIEW


This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size: 1,424,388 bytes
File Type: EXE
Memory Resident: No
Initial Samples Received Date: 19 May 2017

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

Dropping Routine

This Trojan drops the following files:

  • %Windows%\Fonts\msiexev.exe
  • %Temp%\s1jc._Miner_.log

(Note: %Windows% is the Windows folder, where it usually is C:\Windows on all Windows operating system versions.. %Temp% is the Windows temporary folder, where it usually is C:\Windows\Temp on all Windows operating system versions.)

Other Details

This Trojan connects to the following possibly malicious URL:

  • {BLOCKED}0.193.108
  • {BLOCKED}.17.242
  • {BLOCKED}23.206
  • {BLOCKED}9.46.87

This report is generated via an automated analysis system.

  SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine: 9.8

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Search and delete these components

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  • %Windows%\Fonts\msiexev.exe
  • %Temp%\s1jc._Miner_.log

Step 3

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as TROJ_COINMINER.WN. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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